Hobart Paul Young, aged 84, died November 3, 2000, in Lake Forest. Mr. Young, who received his degree from Harvard College, was the retired executive vice-president of Signode Corporation. He held numerous patents, including one for the process of manufacturing plastic strapping which was important to his corporation. He was a past president of the Winnetka Village Council. After a fire swept through his home, he taught himself woodworking and reproduced many of the damaged antiques. He was also an accomplished painter and photographer. A member of the Club since 1964, he presented five papers and was Leader at a Book Night.